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The Programme 2008

THURSDAY  
 
Breaking and Entering
Name Company
John Mclldowie BARFLY
Tom Robinson BBC6 Music
Allan North CEO, Plum Promotions
Ellie Giles Fiction/Polydor
   
Eye of the media  
Name Company
Jim Benner  XFM
Paul Flower Absolute Radio
Matt Priest NME
Matt Cook MTV
Eamon Forde Frukt
   
The Golden Ticket  
Name Company
Nick  Blackburn SEE Tickets
Eric Baker Viagogo
Chris Willis Seatwave
Dave Chumbley Primary Talent
Peter Monks The Ticket Factory
Chris Edmonds Ticketmaster
Dave Newton We Got Tickets
David Stopps Friars Management
   
Critical Mass  
Name Company
Daryl Robinson Academy Music Group
Steve Jenner Virtual Festivals
Raoul Chatterjee Trinity Street
Dave Castell Tough Cookie
Adrian Coultas-Pitman Echo Europe
   
The Touring Game  
Name Company

Rob Hallet

AEG live

Scott Thomas

X-ray Touring

Mark Donnelly

The O2

Clare Hudson Hudson PR
James Perkins Concert Live
Paul Fitzgerald CAA
Guy Gillan TCB
   
For the Greener Good
Name Company
Alison Tickell Julie’s Bicycle
Andrew Haworth   Live Nation
Andie Pickering   Archangel Music
Claire O’Neill A greener festival
   
The State of the Union
Name Company
Luke Fitzmaurice   NUS Services
Chris Cook Unlimited
Steve Tilley Kilimanjaro Live
Andy Lenthall PSA


FRIDAY  
   
We’re with the B(r)and
Name Company
Sarah Tinsley Bacardi
Robert Guterman   Big Fish Events
Dave Roberts M&C Saatchi
Peter Tudor Ticketmaster
   
Going Global  
Name Company
Neil Warnock The Agency
John Giddings Solo Agency
Phil Patterson UK Trade and Investment
Paul Boswell Free Trade Agency
Simon Watson Sidewinder Management
Sarah Waddington
   
The Producers  
Name Company
Des Fallon XL Video
Roly Oliver Britannia Row
Rob Sinclair Star Events

Andy Lenthall 

PSA
Phil Addyman Star Events
Dick Tee Enteetainment
   
Fields of Gold?  
Name Company
John Giddings Solo Agency
Stuart Galbraith Kilimanjaro Live
Chris Greenwood AIF/ Big Chill Festival
Andy Smith Kendal Calling
   
Tomorrow’s World
Name Company
Nick New Trinity Street
Stuart Knight Xtaster
Jeff Craft X-ray Touring
Tom Frederikse Clintons
Mark Meharry Music Glue
   
The Professionals
Name Company
Ian Quinn Tour and production manager
Alexis Grower Magrath LLP
Penny Mellor Live Events health and safety welfare officer
Martin Goebbels   Apex
   
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